Sun January 9, 2011
Alvin "Youngblood" Hart, and Amy Lavere - Live at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, Tennessee
Wed. 1/19: Plus, Amy Lavere live at Minglewood Hall, and Cybill Shepherd tells us more about women in the blues.
This week on the Caravan, we're going to a great double bill at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, Tn. First up is Alvin Youngblood Hart. The Cosmic American Love Child Of Howlin Wolf and Link Wray and known as a "musician's musician", Alvin's praises have been sung by everyone from Bob Dylan to Brit guitar gods Eric Clapton & Mick Taylor.
Next up on the bill is another great Memphis artist, Amy Lavere. Lavere is a singer, songwriter, upright bass player and actress. Her music is classified as Americana, combining a blend of classic country, gypsy jazz, and southern soul.